News Releases for August 2022


Flags Lowered For SVFD Firefighter

7:26 a.m. - Flags lowered to half-staff


King Cole Commemoration Project Art Open House, August 23

1:59 p.m. - A group of volunteers are looking to honor the contributions of King Cole and the numerous stakeholders who made Expo 74 & Riverfront Park a reality.

North Side Residential Fire

1:36 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to the report of a house on fire in the 500 Block of East Euclid Avenue.

Rent Assistance Application Portals Reopen

11:19 a.m. - Applicants encouraged to apply as soon as possible due to high demand

Aug. 10

Spokane Parks Seeks Input on Future Dog Parks

2:39 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation is seeking community input to help guide the development of future dog parks citywide over the next several years

Aug. 9

East Central Wildland Urban Interface Fire

11:12 a.m. - A modified full alarm of structural and wildland companies responded to a report of a brush fire at the intersection of Riverside and Pittsburgh.

Northside Attic Fire

11:08 a.m. - SFD responded to the 2900 Block of East Everett in the Hillyard neighborhood on a report of a possible house fire.

Aug. 7

Woman arrested for threatening to kill two people with a gun.

7:35 p.m. - Woman arrested for threatening to kill two people with a gun on E South Riverton Ave.

City Reactivates Cooling Plan

3 p.m. - Library branches to extend hours for extreme heat on Monday and Tuesday

SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

2:45 p.m. - Mr. Nelson has been found.

Spokane Police Department needs help locating a missing man

1 a.m. - Spokane Police Department needs help locating a missing vulnerable adult.

Aug. 5

Redistricting Board Seeks Community Input on Updating Council District

8:58 a.m. - The City of Spokane Redistricting Board is seeking community input on updating City Council Districts.

Aug. 4

Council Commits to Use Their Authority to Increase Public Safety

11:25 a.m. - Beggs, Kinnear, & Wilkerson recognize that violent crime has risen & are committed to prioritizing local legislative efforts to increase public safety

Flags Lowered For U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski

8:14 a.m. - Flags will be lowered until sunset

Aug. 3

SIIR Investigating Law Enforcement Involved Shootings

10:31 a.m. - The SIIR Team is investigating two separate, but related, law enforcement involved shootings that occurred early this morning.

Aug. 2

Council Votes Unanimously On Language Access Resolution

4:32 p.m. - Creating access for limited English proficient persons to City services and resources

SPD Investigating a Man Who Was Seriously Burned

3:40 p.m. - SPD investigating an incident where a man was on fire and is badly burned

Affordable Housing Proposals Approved By City Council

10:13 a.m. - $10 million in funding for 11 projects to help address the housing crisis for low- to moderate-income individuals in Spokane.

Aug. 1

Council Members to Consider Allocations for SPD Vehicle Purchase

3:51 p.m. - City Council will vote on a Special Budget Ordinance (SBO) to approve funding allocations for police vehicles for the Spokane Police Department.